AZ DZ drivers hold licenses in two Canadian vehicle classes, permitting them to drive DZ straight trucks exceeding 24,000lbs, including a towed trailer not exceeding 10,000lbs, and heavier AZ trucks with their trailers weighing more than 10,000lbs. They transport products and livestock over short and long distances or perform specialized duties.

AZ DZ Driver Job Description Template

We are seeking a highly capable AZ DZ Driver who is licensed to drive our AZ and DZ classified trucks. Your duties will include transporting freight in and out of Canada, and across our country’s road networks. You will also be required to plan routes, maintain trip logs, and perform minor maintenance work on the trucks and trailers.

To ensure success as an AZ DZ driver, you should exhibit extensive experience in driving trucks across long distances and the ability to deliver freight safely and on time. Ultimately, an accomplished AZ DZ driver provides first-class transport services and commands excellent control over their vehicles for extended periods.

AZ DZ Driver Responsibilities:

  • Transporting freight across long distances and over border-crossings.
  • Planning routes and consulting traffic and road condition updates.
  • Inspecting trucks and trailers prior to departure.
  • Documenting loaded items and their original condition before departure.
  • Supervising the loading, weight distribution, and securing of the freight.
  • Obtaining a sign-off signature after unloading the freight.
  • Checking oil, fluid levels, and tire pressure, and performing minor repairs, when required.
  • Logging the hours driven, distances covered, and expenses incurred.
  • Updating management on delivery delays caused by unforeseen circumstances.
  • Adhering to applicable transport rules and regulations.

AZ DZ Driver Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), including AZ and DZ vehicle class licensing.
  • Accredited certification in commercial truck driving preferred.
  • 5 years of experience as an AZ DZ driver, or similar.
  • A clean driving record, as well as sound truck and trailer maintenance knowledge.
  • Advanced proficiency in using road maps and GPS devices.
  • Ability to drive long, irregular hours, and to retain alertness throughout.
  • Exceptional planning and time management skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of applicable road transport regulations.
  • Excellent problem-solving and communication skills.